Gaddafi snipers kill 16 people in Misrata-rebels

Wed Mar 23, 2011 5:02pm GMT
 

BENGHAZI, March 23 (Reuters) - Snipers from Muammar Gaddafi's forces killed 16 people in the Libyan town of Misrata on Wednesday, Hafiz Ghoga, the official spokesman for the rebel national council said.

Ghoga also told a news conference in Benghazi that six people were killed in a bombardment by Gaddafi forces at the eastern entrance to the town of Zintan, another town in west Libya. (Editing by Ibon Villelabeitia)

 
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